“The American Council for Science and Health is an industry-funded group that works to undermine not only climate change science, but the health threats associated with controversial company products like bisphenol-A (BPA) and atrazine, a pesticide. According to Andy Kroll, writing for Mother Jones, “Elizabeth Whelan, a Harvard-trained public-health scientist, founded ACSH in 1978 as a counterweight to environmental groups and Ralph Nader’s consumer advocacy movement.”
“In 1997, ACSH released a position paper titled “Global Climate Change and Human Health,” which claims that cutting greenhouse gas emissions, because it would hurt the economy, would be more detrimental to public health than global warming. “[P]olicymakers can safely take several decades to plan a response, and scientists will have enough time to develop cost-effective and anti-climate-change strategies.”
The American Council on Science and Health has several articles citing strong evidence that phthalates, specifically the most commonly used ones, DINP and DIDP are NOT endocrine affecting agents and generally making a case that calls for bans are essentially baseless. For instance: https://www.acsh.org/news/2011/02/18/a-scientifically-baseless-attack-on-phthalates
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